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Premier Hotels & Resorts Group aquires Sani Pass Hotel
Premier Hotels & Resorts Group aquires Sani Pass Hotel

In December 2014 the Premier Hotels & Resorts Group, one of the largest independently owned and managed hotel groups in South Africa, purchased the Sani Pass Hotel.

27 Jan 2015 12:18

Load shedding to continue
Load shedding to continue

Eskom says load shedding will continue today...

27 Jan 2015 11:57

SAA installs new system
SAA installs new system

South African Airways (SAA) will this week become the first airline globally to install the SatAuth (Satellite Authorisation System), which will allow for secure credit card transactions anywhere in the skies.

27 Jan 2015 11:15

PGP reports guest house opportunities in Knysna, Plett
PGP reports guest house opportunities in Knysna, Plett

Increasingly popular as a holiday destination among both domestic and international tourists, the scenic Garden Route town of Knysna has evolved into a burgeoning resort that offers entrepreneurs rewarding hospitality opportunities - particularly in the buoyant guest house market, says Ling Dobson, area principal of Pam Golding Properties in Knysna and Plettenberg Bay.

27 Jan 2015 07:01

Cape Town Tourism identifies 10 top trends in destination marketing
Cape Town Tourism identifies 10 top trends in destination marketing

"Visual storytelling, engagement and inspiration are among the factors that are set to dominate cutting-edge destination marketing in 2015," said Cape Town Tourism's Executive Marketing Manager, Velma Corcoran.

26 Jan 2015 16:20

Let's welcome wellness
Let's welcome wellness

The very concepts of holiday and business travel have long been associated with excess: too much eating, drinking and too little sleep.

By Tony Payne 26 Jan 2015 15:52

JLL Hotels expands into Africa
JLL Hotels expands into Africa

JLL has announced that the firm is expanding its Sub-Saharan Africa offering to include its hotels service and has appointed regional industry expert, Xander Nijnens as Head of Hotels, Sub-Saharan Africa.

26 Jan 2015 12:49

BA brings you the wild attractions of Barmy Britain
BA brings you the wild attractions of Barmy Britain

Crazy holidays conjure images of abseiling off Table Mountain or jet boating in New Zealand rather than visiting good old Blighty, but the barmy Brits do have some wild attractions of their own.

23 Jan 2015 10:18

'Trust Capital' is the key, IHG Trends Report finds
'Trust Capital' is the key, IHG Trends Report finds

The 2015 Trends Report, Building Trust Capital: The new business imperative in the Kinship Economy, from the InterContinental Hotels Group, identifies trends and issues of importance in the building of both brand and organisational trust. IHG published its report during the World Economic Forum in Davos, highlighting the erosion of trust in public and private sector institutions as one of its key trends.

23 Jan 2015 09:05

Hey, this is the hotel for you in Washington DC
Hey, this is the hotel for you in Washington DC

If its all about location, location, location then the fact that it's right across from The White House is about all you need to know. The Hay-Adams, a historic boutique hotel and Leading Hotel of the World, in Washington, DC has The White House, Lafayette Square and St John's Church as immediate neighbours.

By Brian Berkman 23 Jan 2015 06:53

City Lodge Hotel Waterfall City now open
City Lodge Hotel Waterfall City now open

The City Lodge Hotel Group has opened its 149-room City Lodge Hotel Waterfall City, bringing an exciting new business and leisure accommodation dimension to the rapidly growing Midrand node between Johannesburg and Pretoria.

22 Jan 2015 16:15

Interactive smartphone app promotes Winelands tourism
Interactive smartphone app promotes Winelands tourism

Ikineo, a Cape Town based consumer engagement agency, has launched Sideways, an interactive new app that aims to maximise the experience of tourists visiting the Western Cape's Winelands.

21 Jan 2015 11:12

Visit London, and reach your Milestone
Visit London, and reach your Milestone

Having a bespoke milliner on call is just one of the services that makes a stay at The Milestone Hotel, just across from London's Kensington Palace, a highlight...

By Brian Berkman 21 Jan 2015 07:28